Links of Interest
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) represents both Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants. The APTA offers benefits which should be explored while still a student at www.apta.org. While still a student, the membership dues are low and you have all the benefits of learning about the profession and keeping up with the latest issues affecting your chosen profession.
The OTPTATC board is the licensing board of the Physical Therapy profession in Ohio. Licensing requirements vary from state to state. The student will pass both state and national licensing examinations following graduation to become licensed. The state of Ohio requires 12 continuing education hours every two years to maintain current licensure.
The Ohio section of the American Physical Therapy Association is a state organization providing professional development and leadership to the PTA and PT.
This link in the www.apta.org website is an excellent resource to explain the profession from both the PT and PTA perspective.
Link to additional information for the student regarding student records
Take some time to investigate using Angel tools as part of any online course. PTA 1106 is offered online and all PTA courses are web-enhanced to improve student preparation for face to face course work.
Students will be using the ANGEL curriculum management tool for all PTA courses. Computers with technical assist are available on campus or at learning centers seven days a week. If using personal computer, this link will give information about what is needed.
Important Information about Life and Health Sciences Programs: The Life and Health Sciences (LHS) Programs consist of open enrollment courses (general education and division specific) and program specific courses with limited enrollment. The open enrollment courses may be taken prior to entry into the limited enrollment courses. To qualify for entry to limited enrollment courses, please see the program specific information packet located on each LHS program's webpage.